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December 2011

David Korten, LEF December 2011 Report

This has been a breakthrough year for the economic transformation movement. Occupy Wall Street, which launched on September 17, 2011 in New York’s Liberty Square broke through the corporate media filter to focus national and global attention on Wall Street as the leading source of systemic malfunction. It has created […]

2017-06-22T04:17:32+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

December 2016

David Korten, LEF December 2016 Report

Surprise election of Donald Trump, introduction to Ecological Civilization as a transformational frame, and my visit to China to share insights on a living Earth economy for an Ecological Civilization

Humanity is poised between breakthrough and breakdown. Environmental and social system failures are accelerating and the related loss of legitimacy of […]

2017-06-17T04:37:57+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Agenda for a Green Economy

David Korten                                  PDF Format
Keynote presentation to Green Party US National Conference
August 5, 2011, Alfred University, Alfred, New York via Skype

Greetings to those gathered at Alfred University and those watching via live streaming across the country. […]

2017-04-17T18:45:19+00:00 August 7th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|

Spiritual Awakening, a New Economy, and the End of Empire

Presentation at the Trinity Institute 39th National Theological Conference, “Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustainability”, in New York City, January 21-23, 2009.

It is an exceptional privilege to speak in this historic church to this distinguished gathering of religious leaders and to the many who join us through the wonder of electronic technology. Of […]

2017-03-22T17:13:37+00:00 January 1st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|

Southeast Asia Contribution to the Earth Charter

This document was drawn from the contributions of the participants of the "Southeast Asia Regional Consultation on a People's Agenda for Environmentally Sustainable Development: Towards UNCED and Beyond" and ratified at a plenary session on 2 December 1991 at SEARCA, Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.

2017-03-16T14:48:40+00:00 November 15th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|

Green Dollars Miss the Point

by By Oliver Tickell and Nicholas Hildyard; PCDForum Column #39,  Release Date July 20, 1992

“I’m scared of big money, which has always meant big destruction, big
social disruption and inevitably corruption. What we need instead is a change in
attitude with all the right attitudes, we could be needing less money, not more.”
So spoke José Lutzenberger, Brazil’s […]

2017-05-01T14:23:08+00:00 November 15th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|